Tech Resources

Tech Resources (4)

During Mashup you will build a prototype of the solution you have developed to the problem you have identified. This prototype can be a simple website or app.

Building a website or an app has become a lot easier. There are many tools out there to build different types of websites with no or few technical skills and various frameworks to get started with app building with basic code knowledge.

Here is a selection of free tools to get you started.

Friday, 29 January 2016 08:43

Prototyping Apps

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Ionic.io is a web service for creating and building apps for all major platforms. Creator is a super simple prototyping tool for building real hybrid mobile apps (using Ionic). It takes the pain out of wiring up your app’s architecture and UI from the ground up, by letting you visually build your app with drag-and-drop mobile components and templates.

All you need to know are HTML, CSS, and JavaScript: the building blocks of the web.  Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS and JS CSS components, gestures, and tools for building highly interactive apps.
Ionic.io also comes with tons of tutorials.  You will need to create an account to use Ionic.io and it is free for one project.

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 08:36

Website Builder 1

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XPRS is a website builder. This website builder is the quickest for building responsive websites that work on mobile, tablets and desktop devices.

XPRS is not your typical drag and drop website builder: with XPRS you build your site using a huge selection of ready-made flexible Stripes. No coding, super-simple & it's fully responsive. It also comes with an integral eCommerce and blogging.  You need to obtain a free license to get started with XPRS, so if you are planning to use this platform contact XPRS now to get it.

Tuesday, 02 February 2016 09:35

Website Builder 2

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Weebly lets you easily create a unique website, blog or online store. Weebly’s drag and drop website builder makes it easy to create a powerful, professional website without any technical skills.

You can use Weebly to start your own business, sell online, showcase your achievements and communicate with visitors in a thoughtful and meaningful way. Designed with the first-time business owner in mind, Weebly gives everyone the freedom to build a high-quality site that works brilliantly across any device. You need to create a free student account to get started.

Saturday, 06 February 2016 14:02

Mashup GitHub

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GitHub is a web-based interface for collaborating on software and documentation projects. It provides version control, issue tracking, and wiki space for hosted projects. GitHub uses Git, a distributed version control system used in the Linux kernel, the Android mobile platform, and other projects. It's a fantastic platform for sharing and managing sets of code with team members.